Voiciles images de la collection Femme Printemps-Été 21 de Blumarine, qui a été présenté hier à l’occasion de la Fashion Week de Milan.
Ce défilé marque les débuts de Nicola Brognano comme directeur artistique de la maison.
“I wanted to tell my personal memory of Blumarine. When I was a kid, I used to buy fashion magazines to see the collections, and to see what the Blumarine’s collection was like. I wanted to tell the story of a woman who loves to play with the multifaceted aspects of her personality: romanticism and sensuality; vulnerability and strength; lightness and intensity… without excesses.”
Nicola Brognano, Creative Director
Looking at the archive through a young and personal lens, Nicola Brognano gives Blumarine Spring Summer 2021 collection an attitude of fresh femininity, of a seductive and playful ease, concocting an expressive mix of sensuality and self-confidence.
The Blumarine woman shows her air for romance wearing short hem-ruffled slipdresses in flimsy chi on, printed with delicate motifs of roses and butter ies. She is seductive in butter y-shaped tops encrusted with Swarovski crystals, paired with plissé miniskirts and fringed high-heeled boots. Resplendent in silk minidresses embroidered with tiny roses, sweet-looking as pastel-hued candies, she looks delightful. Her modern, strong side is highlighted by tight, slim denims, sparkling with precious embroideries and worn with cropped or one-shouldered versions of the iconic BluVi cardigan.
Rich embellishments are one of Blumarine’s glamourous trademarks, beautifying linear, slender shapes, almost minimal in their ‘90s ease. The bias-cut slipdresses; the lithe yet tight silhouettes; the sexy pencil skirts enhanced by plays of tiny ruffles would’ve certainly appealed to Sex and The City’s Carrie Bradshaw and to her playful, effortless style. Mixing with gusto contrasting prints — animalier and orals, zebra and butterflies — is an expressive exercise of eccentric freedom.
The color palette of soft pastels is counterbalanced by accents of dramatic black; hues of mint green, candy pink, glacé blue and cream hint at the Rococo air for patisserie of a young Marie Antoinette, enjoying macarons listening to Bow Wow Wow, as seen in So a Coppola’s eponymous movie.
Seduction and romance; a strong, modern, self-con dent sense of femininity. For the Blumarine woman, fashion is a creative game to freely express her multifaceted, ever-changing personality.